& Heritage Consultancy

About Us

Origin Archaeology Ltd is an archaeological and heritage consultancy established in Auckland in 2014. We specialise in archaeological survey, assessment/investigation and historic research as part of Resource Consent and Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (HNZPTA 2014) Authority applications.

Our clients include local councils, government organisations, not-for-profit charitable groups, iwi, private landowners, developers and planners.

What we do

Collaborative project focused approach

We are known for our professional and pragmatic approach.  Our focus is primarily on small-medium scale projects including: track works, private subdivisions/ developments, planting programs and harvesting etc.  

We work with our clients and stakeholders with an aim to avoid or mitigate effects on archaeological/heritage sites wherever possible, in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The Team

Charlotte Judge

Charlotte has over 20 years’ experience working as a consultant archaeologist. Charlotte completed a Master of Arts degree in Archaeology at the University of Auckland in 2003. She has extensive experience working in both the private and public sectors of archaeological and heritage management across New Zealand, with a particular focus on the Auckland, Coromandel and Northland regions.

Ken Phillips

Ken has over 25 years’ experience working as a consultant archaeologist with a focus around the Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Tairāwhiti, Taupō and Hawkes Bay regions. Ken completed a Master of Arts degree in Archaeology at the University of Auckland in 1996.

Phoebe Mohns

Phoebe has been working as a field archaeologist periodically over the last 20 years. Phoebe graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Archaeology from the University of Auckland in 2006. She has extensive archaeological survey, excavation and monitoring experience focussed mainly across the Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty regions.

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